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Digital Learning Day 2015!

Did you know that March 13th is Digital Learning Day? This day is a nationwide celebration that encourages the use of technological devices to improve children’s learning experience in schools in the hopes that one day all students will have … Continue reading

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Virtual Reality: A New Frontier?

Virtual reality training and autism? I was a bit incredulous when I first saw this headline. Certainly we are deluged with articles on “What Apps Work Best” and how technology benefits children on the spectrum. As a non-techy, I wasn’t … Continue reading

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ELBS Recognized for Innovative Use of Technology

Yesterday, we received some great news! The Elizabeth Lee Black School at the Barber National Institute has received the “Award for Leadership and Innovation in Special Education” from the National Association of Private Schools (NAPSEC). NAPSEC, headquartered in Washington, DC, … Continue reading

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World Braille Day

Did you know that January 4th was World Braille Day? As I researched Braille Day, I learned some new, interesting facts. Braille is not actually a language, but a code used by blind people A blind Frenchman, Louis Braille, in … Continue reading

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Helping Children Communicate with Technology

One of the guiding principles throughout our history has been the desire to share our knowledge with others for the improvement of quality of life for children and adults with disabilities. That’s why we are very excited to work with … Continue reading

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VSA – Here We Come!

Tomorrow is an exciting day!  We are traveling to Washington, D.C. to present Digital Art at the Intersection of Arts and Special Education.  Jude Shingle, Ann Ellison, Judy Stewart and I were honored to be selected to give this presentation. … Continue reading

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An India and Erie Collaboration

It was 1990 and David Householder of the North Sewickley Presbyterian Church recommended to Dr. V.C. George that he come to Erie for on-the-job training at the Dr. Gertrude A. Barber Center. At that time he was a manager of … Continue reading

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